jaw pain

Jaw Pain Emergency

Generalized discomfort in the face and jaw pain can make it difficult to function in day to day activities like talking, chewing, or even smiling.  This discomfort can be sudden or gradually get worse over time.  In addition, there can be many different causes, making it important to have someone who is trained help you…

wisdom teeth removal

3 Signs To Watch- Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom teeth removal is common. Around adults around ages 17-25 for many reasons. Your dentist might recommend wisdom teeth removal as a preventative procedure for common problems including: Tooth decay from ruptured wisdom teeth not reachable by a toothbrush Lack of space, causing damage to neighboring teeth Gum infection surrounding the wisdom teeth Pain or…

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Soft Tissue Dental Emergency

Dental emergencies don’t take a vacation, and teeth aren’t the only thing in the mouth to worry about.  You can get cuts and scrapes in your mouth just like other parts of your body.  Soft tissue dental emergencies of the cheeks, lips, tongue and gums can bleed a lot and cause a lot of anxiety!…

root canal

Root Canal Questions

You just found out you need a root canal.  Although you have never had one before, you are already anxious because of what you heard about root canals.  Root canals, or root canal therapy, are not as scary as they sound once you have the facts. What Is A Root Canal? When most people say…

prescription pain

Prescription Pain Medications

When you visit a dentist, you are usually there to get help preventing or relieving pain.  Sometimes, there is some lingering discomfort after the visit.  There are several options to help you manage your soreness until you are feeling 100% again.  You may be surprised to discover it doesn’t always involve a prescription pain medication! Over…